Orion Acaba is a famous American voice actor. He is popularly known for his cast role in the Critical Role drama. This actor is all rounded and has the training to do stunts and martial arts, handling firearms and parkour. The star attended The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater which is in Los Angeles. Read on to find out more about Orion!
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A lot of controversies have revolved around this multi-talented actor. In this article, we will try to answer some of the questions raised by his fan base such as:
- Why did Orion Acaba leave Critical Role?
- Is Orion Acaba cheating allegation true?
- Did Orion Acaba drama cost him his job as a cast of Critical Role?
Well, hold on tight and continue reading to find out if some of these questions are rumours or true!
Early life and professional career of Orion Acaba
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The voice actor was born and raised in Hollywood, California, the USA on the 14th day of October 1980. He is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall. The 37-year-old is known for his cast roles in both TV series and video games.
Acaba TV series
Some of the famous TV series which feature the star include:
- Draconian Knights (2018)
- Super Power Beat Down (2013-2017)
- Critical Role TV series played the role of Tibs in 25 episodes which aired in 2015
Orion video games
Video games featuring the voice actor are the following:
- Just Cause 4 video game premiered on 4th December 2018. The voice of Orion plays as Rico Rodriguez
- Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice premiered in 2016 and Acaba stars as Apollo Justice
- Plants vs. Zombies video game released in 2009 and the role of Orion is Crazy Dave
Additional video games
Below are some of the video games that have featured the actor’s voice. To get the entire list visit the IMDB website:
- World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (2018)
- Monster Hunter: World (2018)
- Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (2017)
- Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017)
- Faiâ enburemu hîrôzu (2017
- Mad Max (2015)
Orion is quite active on social media and has over 35K followerson Twitter. His net worth is unclear and has gotten most of his wealth from his voice acting career.
Orion Acaba cancer
The actor revealed, in the video posted on dailymotion that he was diagnosed with cancer, HIV and had been suffering from depression for a long time. The 37-year-old actor posted on his Twitter feed he has stopped using drugs, and with the use of quit tracker app he has kicked cigarette smoking. He also looks forward stopping to drink coffee as part of his recovery programme.
Orion Acaba drug addiction
As we have already mentioned, the voice actor on daily motion confessed to using drugs which he should not have been using in the first place. Drug addiction affected his relationship with his peers, and he lost most of his close friends. Unfortunately, while trying to recover and stay clean, he relapsed several times. A live stream on Twitch, Orion revealed that other than struggling with drug addiction, he was abusive to his ex-lovers.
Well, according to some of his critiques, they claim that the 37-year-old was fired from Critical Role due to cheating while rolling the dice. However, there is no explanation given why his role was terminated from Critic Role.
Orion Acaba leaves Critical Role
He was known as Tiberius Stormwind or sometimes as Tibs/Tibsy in the Critical Role series. Acaba helped to develop the character of Tibsy which he plays. He got to chose Tibs to have sorcerer powers when the Dungeon Master was creating Stormwind. If given the opportunity, Acaba would have alternatively performed the character of Gog in the Critical Role series.
After 27 episodes, Acaba and the production team mutually decided to go separate ways. However, some viewers have claimed that Acaba can be seen losing his cool in some episodes. Due to his uncontrollable outbursts during the live shooting, the producers felt best to let go of him. On the contrary, the community admin has requested its viewers to stop speculating and discussing this issue. The request was to honour the wishes of the featured cast as well as crew members who wished to be left out from the drama.
The 37-year-old deleted all accounts related to Draconian Knights which he had created. Also, he is not at liberty to discuss nor disclose why he left the series.
Though the multi-talented actor left a mixed reaction, Stormwind remained to be loved by his fans. Despite Orion Acaba drama which significantly affected his role, Critic Role, he still has a fan base. Hopefully, one day the actor will redeem himself and get to play a role which will change the video game world.